Aspects of God

Winston Churchill once said of Russia that it was "a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma". Whether this was accurate or fair to Russia is not a topic for this blog, but Churchill's quote could just as accurately be applied to the question of God. God as perceived by most monotheists is inherently … Continue reading Aspects of God

My Statement of Political Principles

The following is a statement of the political principles that I try to apply in my policy ideas and preferences: SOLIDARITY: As humans we are fundamentally social beings, and it is a simple fact that we cannot live and exist well independently of others. People instinctively feel that there is a deep bond that connects us … Continue reading My Statement of Political Principles

Book Review: “Let Us Be Human: Christianity for a Collapsing Culture”

A few years ago, I led a study with an adult Sunday School class at my church of Sharon Astyk’s Depletion and Abundance. My intention was to explore the issues of peak oil, resource depletion, and the limits to growth, and to discuss what an appropriate Christian response to these issues might look like. Even though … Continue reading Book Review: “Let Us Be Human: Christianity for a Collapsing Culture”